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On 11 April in Asian history

ON 11 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 11, 2017

999: Birth of Bao Zheng, Northern Song official renowned for his honesty, today metaphor for an honest politician, who died on May 20, 1062
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bao_Zheng

1241: Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi (or Muhi)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mohi

http://magyarnews.org/news.php?viewStory=1586

1241-04-10 Battle of Mohi

1827: Birth of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, Indian social reformer who died on November 28 1890
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/jyotiba-phule.html
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jyotiba-phule-5338.php

1868: The shogunate system is abolished in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Yoshinobu

1869: Birth of Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi, who died on February 22, 1944
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kasturba-gandhi.html

1887: Birth of Jamini Roy, Indian/Bengali painter who died on April 24, 1972
http://www.indianartcircle.com/arteducation/jamini.shtml
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/jamini-roy.html

Jamini Roy

1899 : By virtue of the December 10, 1898 Treaty of Paris, Spain cedes the Philippines to the US
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/mkinly3.htm

1904: Birth of Kundan Lal Saigal, Indian singer and actor who died on January 18, 1947
http://chandrakantha.com/biodata/KL_Saigal.html

1931: Birth of Koichi Sugiyama, Japanese composer
http://www.vgmonline.net/koichisugiyama/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXa8oKJBi4I

1945: The US troops finish the capture Tsugen Shima, near Okinawa (Japan

1951: General Douglas MacArthur is relieved by President Harry S. Truman of overall command in Korea and replaced by General Ridgway
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/11/newsid_3708000/3708197.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0411.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman-relieves-macarthur-of-duties-in-korea

1951: Birth of Rohini Hattangadi, Indian film, theatre and television actress
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/rohini-hattangadi/biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-april-1951-rohini-hattangadi-indian-film-theatre-and-television-actress-was-born

1952: Beginning of the Battle of Nanri island between Kuomintang and PRC forces, won by the nationalists on 15 April
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanri_island

1953: In Korea, signature of an agreement on repatriation of prisoners of war
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/55796477

1955: An Indian plane explodes near Indonesia in a Taiwanese attempt to kill Chinese premier Zhou Enlai, en route to Bandung conference
http://www.chinauncensored.com/index.php/most-censored/659-secret-behind-the-explosion-of-the-aircraft-kashmir-princess
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4037.html

1957: End of the Singapore Constitutional Conference. Britain agrees to Singapore self-rule
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/11/newsid_2828000/2828903.stm

1962: Death of Ukichiro Nakaya, Japanese physicist, born on July 4, 1900
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukichiro_Nakaya

1968: North Vietnam proposes Varsaw for meeting point with US representatives. Washington refuses and proposes a list of 18 cities, all refused by Hanoi

1969: Birth of Chisato Moritaka, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chisato_Moritaka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyeFDMBw640

1977: Death of Phanishwar Nath ‘Renu’, Indian author, born on March 4, 1921
http://www.pnrsssansthan.org/biography.htm
http://www.kalpana.it/eng/writer/indian_writers/phanishwarnath_renu.htm

1983: Second series of indirect talks in Geneva on Afghanistan. Failure, due to the question of the Afghan refugees in Pakistan

1983: Death of Ahmed Rushi, Pakistani singer, born on April 24, 1934
http://www.dawn.com/news/709618/remembering-a-legend-ahmed-rushdi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmed_Rushdi

1997: In India, Congress Party (I) removes its support with no participation to the government of Deve Gowda of Janata who loses his majority in parliament
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/H_D_Deve_Gowda.aspx

1997: Hong Kong HMS Tamar British naval base, the last one in Asia, is closed


http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9704/11/hong.kong/
http://www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk/HMS_Tamar.htm#.VSfy3e_GNMs

2001: Release of the 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had made an emergency landing on 1st April after an in-flight collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot was missing and presumed dead.
http://www.military.com/Content/MoreContent1?file=standoff
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/US/04/14/air.collision.08/

2004: Death of General Sein Lwin, the “butcher of Rangoon” who was the 6th president of the Union of Burma during 17 days in 1988, born in 1923
http://www2.irrawaddy.org/opinion_story.php?art_id=3825

2007: In Bangladesh, murder charges are filed against Sheikh Hasina, alleging she masterminded the killing of four supporters of a rival party in October 2006

2007: Kim Yong-il is appointed Prime Minister of North Korea replacing Pak Pong-ju who has been dismissed
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Yong-il
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Pak_Pong-ju

2008: In China, Chen Liangyu, the former Shanghai Communist Party boss is sentenced to 18 years in jail for corruption
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/12/world/asia/12shanghai.html
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/JD17Ad02.html

2008: Japan extends economic sanction on North Korea for another six months, citing the lack of a breakthrough over Pyongyang nuclear programs and its past abductions of Japanese citizens

2009: Death of Vishnu Prabhakar, Indian author and playwright, born on June 21, 1912
http://www.topnews.in/noted-writer-vishnu-prabhakar-passes-away-2150550
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnu_Prabhakar

2009: A summit of Asean leaders in Thailand is cancelled after anti-government protesters broke into the venue in the resort of Pattaya
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7994465.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/world/asia/12thai.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy8_U0EfQ2E

2011: Japan upgrades its nuclear emergency to a maximum seven on an international scale of atomic crises, the first time the highest ranking has been invoked since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110412-fukushima-crisis-worst-nuclear-disaster-chernobyl


2012: Kim Jong Un named first secretary of the Workers’Party of North Korea
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2012/04/kim-jong-un-named-to-new-post-as-launch-looms.html

2012: In South Korea, the conservative New Frontier Party (NFP) wins 152 seats in the 300-seat National Assembly, 25 more than the opposition Democratic United Party (DUP), which was tipped to score an easy victory in earlier opinion polls
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/04/201241123555633872.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Korean_legislative_election,_2012

2014: Death of Nandu Bhende, Indian singer and actor, born in 1955
http://www.mid-day.com/articles/the-rockstar-a-tribute-to-mumbais-rock-legend-nandu-bhendu/15224095

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A8Au2iBMG0

2015: Jamaat-e-Islami henchman Mohammad Kamaruzzaman is hanged for his atrocities that were ‘worse than the Nazis’ to stop the dawn breaking on Bangladesh in 1971
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2015/04/11/bangladesh-hangs-islamist-leader-kamaruzzaman-for-war-crimes-worse-than-nazis http://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/profile-kamaruzzaman-76902
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32263541

2016: US Secretary of State John Kerry pays a historic visit to the Hiroshima memorial located on the site where American planes launched the world’s first nuclear attack. The blast and the radiation that resulted killed some 140,000 people
http://www.dw.com/en/kerry-visits-japans-hiroshima-memorial/av-19178054
http://www.euronews.com/2016/04/11/john-kerry-lays-flowers-at-hiroshima-memorial/
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/kerry-deeply-moved-by/2685544.html

Wars, conflicts and strategy on 11 April in Asian history

WARS, CONFLICTS AND STRATEGY ON 11 APRIL IN ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 11, 2017

1899 : By virtue of the December 10, 1898 Treaty of Paris, Spain cedes the Philippines to the US
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/mkinly3.htm

1241: Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi (or Muhi)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mohi

http://magyarnews.org/news.php?viewStory=1586

1241-04-10-Battle-of-Mohi

1945: The US troops finish the capture Tsugen Shima, near Okinawa (Japan

1951: General Douglas MacArthur is relieved by President Harry S. Truman of overall command in Korea and replaced by General Ridgway
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/11/newsid_3708000/3708197.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0411.html#article
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truman-relieves-macarthur-of-duties-in-korea

1952: Beginning of the Battle of Nanri island between Kuomintang and PRC forces, won by the nationalists on 15 April
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanri_island

1953: In Korea, signature of an agreement on repatriation of prisoners of war
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/55796477

1983: Second series of indirect talks in Geneva on Afghanistan. Failure, due to the question of the Afghan refugees in Pakistan

1997: Hong Kong HMS Tamar British naval base, the last one in Asia, is closed

http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9704/11/hong.kong/
http://www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk/HMS_Tamar.htm#.VSfy3e_GNMs

2001: Release of the 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had made an emergency landing on 1st April after an in-flight collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot was missing and presumed dead.
http://www.military.com/Content/MoreContent1?file=standoff
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/US/04/14/air.collision.08/

 

On 11 April in South Asian history

ON 11 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 11, 2017

1241: Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi (or Muhi)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mohi

http://magyarnews.org/news.php?viewStory=1586

1241-04-10 Battle of Mohi

1827: Birth of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, Indian social reformer who died on November 28 1890
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/jyotiba-phule.html
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jyotiba-phule-5338.php

1869: Birth of Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi, who died on February 22, 1944
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/kasturba-gandhi.html

1887: Birth of Jamini Roy, Indian/Bengali painter who died on April 24, 1972
http://www.indianartcircle.com/arteducation/jamini.shtml
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/jamini-roy.html

Jamini Roy

1904: Birth of Kundan Lal Saigal, Indian singer and actor who died on January 18, 1947
http://chandrakantha.com/biodata/KL_Saigal.html

1951: Birth of Rohini Hattangadi, Indian film, theatre and television actress
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/rohini-hattangadi/biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-april-1951-rohini-hattangadi-indian-film-theatre-and-television-actress-was-born

1977: Death of Phanishwar Nath ‘Renu’, Indian author, born on March 4, 1921
http://www.pnrsssansthan.org/biography.htm
http://www.kalpana.it/eng/writer/indian_writers/phanishwarnath_renu.htm

1983: Second series of indirect talks in Geneva on Afghanistan. Failure, due to the question of the Afghan refugees in Pakistan

1983: Death of Ahmed Rushi, Pakistani singer, born on April 24, 1934

http://www.dawn.com/news/709618/remembering-a-legend-ahmed-rushdi

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmed_Rushdi

1991: Birth of Poonam Pandey, Indian fashion model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poonam_Pandey

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mnVeJoer_M

1997: In India, Congress Party (I) removes its support with no participation to the government of Deve Gowda of Janata who loses his majority in parliament
http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/H_D_Deve_Gowda.aspx

2007: In Bangladesh, murder charges are filed against Sheikh Hasina, alleging she masterminded the killing of four supporters of a rival party in October 2006

2009: Death of Vishnu Prabhakar, Indian author and playwright, born on June 21, 1912
http://www.topnews.in/noted-writer-vishnu-prabhakar-passes-away-2150550
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnu_Prabhakar

2014: Death of Nandu Bhende, Indian singer and actor, born in 1955
http://www.mid-day.com/articles/the-rockstar-a-tribute-to-mumbais-rock-legend-nandu-bhendu/15224095

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A8Au2iBMG0

On 11 April in Southeast Asian history

ON 11 APRIL IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 11, 2017

1899 : By virtue of the December 10, 1898 Treaty of Paris, Spain cedes the Philippines to the US
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/intrel/mkinly3.htm

1955: An Indian plane explodes near Indonesia in a Taiwanese attempt to kill Chinese premier Zhou Enlai, en route to Bandung conference
http://www.chinauncensored.com/index.php/most-censored/659-secret-behind-the-explosion-of-the-aircraft-kashmir-princess
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4037.html

1957: End of the Singapore Constitutional Conference. Britain agrees to Singapore self-rule
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/11/newsid_2828000/2828903.stm

1968: North Vietnam proposes Varsaw for meeting point with US representatives. Washington refuses and proposes a list of 18 cities, all refused by Hanoi

2004: Death of General Sein Lwin, the “butcher of Rangoon” who was the 6th president of the Union of Burma during 17 days in 1988, born in 1923
http://www2.irrawaddy.org/opinion_story.php?art_id=3825

2009: A summit of Asean leaders in Thailand is cancelled after anti-government protesters broke into the venue in the resort of Pattaya
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7994465.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/world/asia/12thai.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy8_U0EfQ2E

 

On 11 April in Japan’s history

ON 11 APRIL IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Japan’s history”

Updated on April 11, 2017

1868: The shogunate system is abolished in Japan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shogunate
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokugawa_Yoshinobu

1931: Birth of Koichi Sugiyama, Japanese composer
http://www.vgmonline.net/koichisugiyama/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXa8oKJBi4I

1945: The US troops finish the capture Tsugen Shima, near Okinawa (Japan

1962: Death of Ukichiro Nakaya, Japanese physicist, born on July 4, 1900
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ukichiro_Nakaya

1969: Birth of Chisato Moritaka, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chisato_Moritaka

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyeFDMBw640

1991: Birth of Erina Mano, Japanese singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erina_Mano

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SDEoTdm8jA

2011: Japan upgrades its nuclear emergency to a maximum seven on an international scale of atomic crises, the first time the highest ranking has been invoked since the Chernobyl disaster in 1986
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110412-fukushima-crisis-worst-nuclear-disaster-chernobyl

2016: US Secretary of State John Kerry pays a historic visit to the Hiroshima memorial located on the site where American planes launched the world’s first nuclear attack. The blast and the radiation that resulted killed some 140,000 people
http://www.dw.com/en/kerry-visits-japans-hiroshima-memorial/av-19178054
http://www.euronews.com/2016/04/11/john-kerry-lays-flowers-at-hiroshima-memorial/
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/kerry-deeply-moved-by/2685544.html

 

 

On 11 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

ON 11 APRIL IN CHINESE HISTORY, HONG KONG AND TAIWAN

To see another date, on Internet (Google…) type “On (date + month) in Chinese history”

Updated on April 11, 2017

999: Birth of Bao Zheng, Northern Song official renowned for his honesty, today metaphor for an honest politician, who died on May 20, 1062
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bao_Zheng

1241: Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi (or Muhi)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Mohi

http://magyarnews.org/news.php?viewStory=1586

1241-04-10 Battle of Mohi

1952: Beginning of the Battle of Nanri island between Kuomintang and PRC forces, won by the nationalists on 15 April
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nanri_island

1953: In Korea, signature of an agreement on repatriation of prisoners of war
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/55796477

1955: An Indian plane explodes near Indonesia in a Taiwanese attempt to kill Chinese premier Zhou Enlai, en route to Bandung conference
http://www.chinauncensored.com/index.php/most-censored/659-secret-behind-the-explosion-of-the-aircraft-kashmir-princess
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4037.html

1997: Hong Kong HMS Tamar British naval base, the last one in Asia, is closed
http://www.cnn.com/WORLD/9704/11/hong.kong/
http://www.royalnavyresearcharchive.org.uk/HMS_Tamar.htm#.VSfy3e_GNMs

2001: Release of the 24 crewmembers of a U.S. surveillance plane. The EP-3E U.S. Navy crew had made an emergency landing on 1st April after an in-flight collision with a Chinese fighter jet. The Chinese pilot was missing and presumed dead.
http://www.military.com/Content/MoreContent1?file=standoff
http://edition.cnn.com/2001/US/04/14/air.collision.08/

2008: In China, Chen Liangyu, the former Shanghai Communist Party boss is sentenced to 18 years in jail for corruption
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/12/world/asia/12shanghai.html
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/JD17Ad02.html